Posted by **priya** on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 8:04am.

Show that any positive odd integer is of the form 6q+1, 6q+3 or 6q+5, where q is any positive integer

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**Reiny**, Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 8:30am
The odd numbers 1,3, and 5 cannot be obtained using any of the above expressions with q a positive integer.

Only if q = 0, and q is not a positive integer.

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